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AT THE TABLE WITH: Beth Burckley

By Bette Banjack|

FROM THE GROUND UP: Japanese red maple trees still holding on to their leaves

My friend Jane Antley lives in the borough of West Chester. She emailed me last month with a question about leaf drop. “I’ve been meaning to write to you for several weeks about something that has me perplexed this year: the Japanese red...

By Pamela Baxter|


  • Entertainment

    BEER SCENE: Local craft, regional legacy, German brewers in the spotlight at area events

    Feb. 24 is a red-letter day for local craft beer drinkers.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: This grey tabby loves to cuddle

    Krissy is a female, spayed, 1 to 2 years, grey tabby found starving in Roxborough. She is loving and vocal, loves people and is good with both cats and dogs. Please give her a forever home where she will never be on the streets again. She is good with her litter box and would love a home where she would be cuddled a lot.


  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Coming up next is a Mummers Mardi Gras Parade, music, art and more

    Bring it home Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: The Philly Home + Garden Show runs 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 17 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at 100 Station Ave., Upper Providence. Special guests include Paige Davis of TLC’s “Trading Spaces” and Rachel Street of DIY Network’s “Philly Street Flippin’.” Admission is $10, $8 online at, free to children 12 and under.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Summer 2018 driving season may be most expensive since 2014

    PHILADELPHIA >> Like the stock market in recent weeks, gasoline prices across the region have been up and down over the last several months. And while prices may have dipped a bit in the last few days, AAA is forecasting a rise in prices — just in time for the summer driving season.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Phoebe Bridgers returns to Philly in support of her latest release; performs at World Café Live

    Emerging from the studio with her debut album, “Stranger in The Alps” (2017), indie folk pop artist Phoebe Bridgers, 23, is poised to have a breakthrough year.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: John Sakos

    John Sakos lights up the room when he enters. He overflows with a joy for life and food.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Prog rocker Neal Morse brings first solo tour to Sellersville Theater

    Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer Neal Morse will perform a rare solo show at Sellersville Theater on Feb. 22. The intimate show is in support of Morse’s latest solo album, “Life & Times” (Metal Blade, 2018), which will be released on Feb. 16.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    FOOD: Two trendy kitchen gadgets to try now

    It’s Valentine’s Day. And while kitchen gadgets don’t rate high on the list of romantic presents, here are two you’re bound to love — an air fryer and an electric multicooker like an Instant Pot.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    THEATER REVIEW: ‘Mr. Burns’ takes audience thru post-electric world at Villanova Theatre

    It’s nearly impossible to say anything new about “The Simpsons” after the quarter-century Matt Groening’s ubiquitous animated satire has resided at the heart of our popular culture.

    By Anders Back For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Learn all about crocodilians at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    Crocodilian reptiles have thrived for millions of years thanks to brute strength, keen senses and murderous instincts.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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